May 28, 2022  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
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Programming and Game Development, AAS

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This program is designed to prepare students for entry into the field of software programming and game development.  It provides students with a foundation in Java, windows programming, and mobile application programming.  Game Development includes game theory, game programming, and a course in virtual/augmented reality. It should be noted that game platforms and technologies are often used in other non-gaming applications.  Both the areas of programming and game development complement each other in terms of problem solving, programming, software analysis, software development, and practical applications. These skills are demanded by the software development community and this program is designed to meet those demands.  Upon completion of this program, students will:

  • Program  Java SE applications;
  • Program Windows applications;
  • Program Android mobile applications;
  • Have a foundation Game Design Theory; and
  • Program 2D and 3D games.

Required Courses

First Year

First Semester Total: 15

Second Semester Total: 19

Second Year

Fall Semester

First Semester Total: 15

Second Semester Total: 17

Total Credits: 66

*Indicates prerequisite/corequisite needed.  Check course description.

Advising Information:

For more information, contact the FVCC Student Support Center or the Faculty Advisor.

Student Support Center Advisor Faculty Advisor
Russ Lamson Jim Goudy, M.S.
LRC 129 BSS 129
(406) 756-3885 (406) 756-3617


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